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The Mighty Himalayan Glaciers are Vanishing.


The snow and ice stored within this resplendent arc of nearly 50,000 high-altitude glaciers are vital sources of water for the major rivers of Asia. GlacierWorks is a non-profit organization that vividly illustrates the changes to Himalayan glaciers through art, science, and adventure.

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Ever wanted to ask a famous mountaineer all about his escapades? If so, MAY 29 IS YOUR DAY. Our founder, David Breashears, will do an IAmA on Reddit! Be there or be analog.

At Everest Base Camp:

Join GlacierWorks’ Executive Director David Breashears on a virtual tour of our exhibition, “Rivers of Ice: Vanishing Glaciers of the Greater Himalaya”.

In The Atlantic:

Writer Conor Friedersdorf reports on David Breashears’ riveting presentation at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Can these pictures persuade people to act?

With the Asia Society:

The Asia Society presents a behind-the-scenes look at the GlacierWorks team on location in Tibet, plus an interview with founder David Breashears.

On Marketplace:

GlacierWorks founder David Breashears speaks with Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal about risk, consequences, and reward.


WBUR’s “Here and Now” presents GlacierWorks’ Executive Director David Breashears in a thought-provoking interview about his work in and around the Third Pole.


Fun interview with our founder, David Breashears, on PRI’s “The World”. (Hint: WE are the answer to the Geo Quiz!)

On the BBC:

The BBC presents a beautiful slideshow featuring GlacierWorks’ imagery, narrated by Executive Director David Breashears!